Core Comprehensive School
140-142 Kanifing East Layout
PO Box 1032, Banjul
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: 4375748
Mob: 9904482 or 7002340
The Core Comprehensive Senior Secondary School was established
in 2000. They prepare students between 12 and 15 up
to 17 and 18 for programs leading to the award of a
school certificate. After the official examinations.
The school is due to transfer to Kotu due to the demand
for places at the school and the rising local population.
Currently class sizes can be between 50 to 60 children
in one classroom.
The school has a student role of 750 pupils and about
30 teachers on the staff with 25 certified teachers
(Higher Teachers Certificate and University Degrees
The school year extends from September to July and is
staggered into 3 terms of 3 months.
School Program (GABEC):
They enroll students of age 12 and prepare them for
three years and they sit the GABEC examinations. (Gambia
basic education certificate - Government Organization)
African Senior Secondary School (WASSCE):
They prepare students between 14 and 15 up to 17 and
18 for three years program leading to the award of the
certificate. After the official examinations. This is
equivalent to the GCE ordinary level.
Home Science (Cooking, home management)
Islamic Studies Knowledge
Christian Religions Studies
London General Certificate Examination (LGCE):
For this course Core Comprehensive prepares students
between ages of 13 and 17 and prepared the for the edexcel
London GCE examinations. In the area of Arts, Science
and Commerce. This exam is internationally recognised
for education abroad.